Organisations and Initiatives

The following organisations and initiatives are important contributors in the field of indigenous and local knowledge in biodiversity and ecosystem services. They have provided content, experts, and more to BES-Net. To learn more about a particular organisation or initiative and the work they are doing, click on their logo below.

Gishwati Area Conservation Program (GACP)
The Gishwati Area Conservation Program is an earthpark initiative to develop a chimpanzee field study site at Gishwati and restore the forest, while simultaneously improving the lives... Read More
Indigenous Information Network
Indigenous Information Network (IIN) is a nonprofit organization founded by a group of professionals in response to addressing needs particularly regarding availing information through... Read More
Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN)
The Indigenous Peoples’ Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN) is an independent indigenous organization composed of 2,349 indigenous communities from across the Indonesian archipelago... Read More
Indigenous Peoples' Biodiversity Network (IPBN)
The Indigenous Peoples’ Biodiversity Network (IPBN) is a coalition of thirty indigenous peoples groups from around the world. An informal network of indigenous scientists, lawyers,... Read More
Indigenous Peoples International Centre for Policy Research and Education (Tebtebba)
The Indigenous Peoples’ International Centre for Policy Research and Education (Tebtebba) seeks to enhance indigenous peoples’ capacities to take the lead in awareness-raising, policy... Read More
International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests (IAITPTF)
The International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests is a worldwide network of organizations representing indigenous and tribal peoples living in... Read More
National Indigenous Women's Federation (NIWF)
The National Network of Indigenous Women (NNIW) is a national level alliance of indigenous women’s organizations in Nepal. It includes all indigenous women leaders and professionals... Read More
Dana Declaration on Mobile Peoples and Conservation
The Dana Declaration on Mobile Peoples and Conservation’s approach to conservation is one which recognizes the rights and interests of “mobile” peoples – those indigenous and... Read More
The Centre for People and Forests (RECOFTC)
The Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC) is an international organization that promotes the local management of forests in Asia and the Pacific to ensure optimal social, economic,... Read More

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Organisations and Initiatives

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